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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Mucus plug remains: Throghout pregnancy mucus plug blocks the opening of the cervix to prevent bacteria from entering the uterus before labour mucus plug is expelled all ... Read More
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mucous: Certain membranes in your body form mucous. Your cervix is one of them. Some lose it all at once. Some bit by bit. Either way is normal.

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chaim Kaplan
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Plug loss needs exam: Losing mucus plug in the second trimester requires assessment by the doctor. It may represent painless cervical dilatation with risk of preterm labor ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Hapner
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A glob of mucus: A mucus plug is a glob of mucus from the cervix that may be passed hours, days or even weeks before labor occurs. It may be streaked with some blood. ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
End of 1st trimester: A mucous plug will form at the end of the first trimester of pregnancy.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Nebulous: The mucus plug is sort of a nebulous entity. As you start to go into labor and the cervix starts its process of softening, some mucus can be release ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Variable: It can look like a formed glob of material about the size of a hockey pcuk or it can liquify and look like mucus from your nose.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
1st trimester: During the first trimester the mucous plug forms over several weeks and not just one.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Jarvis
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: A larger amount of cervical mucus that is sometimes thicker and may be blood-tinged MAY be noticed by patients in their underwear, etc. as patients g ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Labor to begin soon: Once the mucous plug of the cervix is expelled, then labor usually begins in a few days.

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